Read this: Rand Paul and the physiology of the filibuster

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Rand Paul took a retro concept — the filibuster — and made it the hot new thing for Internet age, notes our colleague Karen Tumulty. But what happens to a body during a filibuster? There’s the strained bladder, the risk of blood clots, and then the “stuttering, sputtering, getting sweaty and, one imagines, smelly,” reports Monica Hesse.

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Amy Argetsinger is a staff writer for the Style section.
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Amy Argetsinger · March 8, 2013